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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Location, Location, Location: Geography, Knowledge, and the Creation of Medieval Latin Textual Communities

Ralph Hexter.

in The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Latin Literature

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Reception; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 11176 words.

The work of paleographers and codicologists has helped us to appreciate the materiality of the books written in the Middle Ages. The collection and dissemination of information and the...

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“Why interview the artists? It’s almost like, no, let’s wait ’til they’re dead and then we can talk about them.”—Peter Meineck

Lynn Kozak.

in The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas

April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Reception. 6516 words.

In this interview, Kozak and Meineck discuss the real-world impact of Greek drama and the possibility of therapy through performance. Meineck stages such plays as Euripides’ Herakles under...

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The Women and War Project

Peggy Shannon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Reception. 3008 words.

In “The Women and War Project,” theater director Peggy Shannon discusses her Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Partnership Development Grant awarded in 2010, which...

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Concerning Rural Matters

Cam Grey.

in The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity

October 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Reception; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 20874 words.

This article examines the environmental, practical, and socio-economic aspects of rural life in Late Antiquity. It focuses on the period between the accession of Diocletian in the late...

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Latin as an Acquired Language

Carin Ruff.

in The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Latin Literature

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Reception; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 7814 words.

In the case of Latin, the characteristically medieval situation of language acquisition comes about at the point where one can say that all of Europe stands at a sufficient temporal,...

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The Language, Form, and Performance of Monophonic Liturgical Chants

Susan Boynton and Margot Fassler.

in The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Latin Literature

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Reception; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 10018 words.

This article emphasizes the performative aspects of a system, realized through repetition and voicing. The Latinity of medieval sung liturgical texts depends fundamentally on their...

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feminism and ancient literature

Helen Morales.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Classical Literature; Classical Reception. 12051 words.

Feminism does not refer to one coherent theory, doctrine, or political movement. The range of movements and ideologies that thrive under the term feminism, however, are all committed to...

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Finding another Alexis: pastoral tradition and the reception of Vergil’s second eclogue

Erik Fredericksen.

in Classical Receptions Journal

December 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Theory, Methods, and Historiography; Intellectual History; Literature. 9004 words.

This article offers a reading of Vergil’s second eclogue in which the lonely shepherd Corydon finds consolation for his failed love by writing and joining the community of literary...